Book Review: The Sookie Stackhouse Companion by: Charlaine Harris

Publisher: ACE
Publish Date: 30 August 2011
Origins: Purchased
Rating: 4/5
Series: The Sookie Stackhouse Series: Dead Until Dark (1), Living Dead in Dallas (2), Club Dead (3), Dead to the World (4), Fairy Dust (4.1), Dancers in the Dark (4.2), Dracula Night (4.3), Dead as a Doornail (5), One Word Answer (5.1), Definitely Dead (6), Tacky (6.1), All Together Dead (7), Lucky (7.1), From Dead to Worse (8), Gift Wrap (8.1), Dead and Gone (9), Bacon (9.1), The Britlingens Go to Hell (9.2), Dahlia Underground (9.3), Dead in the Family (10), Two Blondes (10.1), Dead Reckoning (11), If I Had a Hammer (11.1), The Sookie Stackhouse Companion: Small Town Wedding (11.2), Deadlocked (12)

Synopsis: Charlaine Harris has topped the bestseller charts and has become a nationwide phenomenon, thanks to the unconventional-and otherworldly- life of Sookie Stackhouse. Now, in her own words, Sookie gives readers a look at her family, friends, enemies, adventures, and-of course-the lovers who set her world on fire...
Readers will: Tour Bon Temps, the small Louisiana town that Sookie calls home, and visit the houses of her Gran and her sometime vampire lover, Bill. Prowl around the werewolf and were-panther communities. Browse through her best friend Tara's dress shop. Belly up to the bar in Merlotte's, where Sookie works. Get must-have Bon Temps recipes-including Caroline Bellfleur's famous chocolate cheesecake. Test themselves with trivia questions from the series.
Review: I was so excited when I found this book on my PX (which never ever has what I want). I can't really review review it because this book is what it says it is, a companion. There is a story in the book though, Small Town Wedding, that brings back one of my favorite characters, Quinn. So...I loved the story, obviously for that reason. I was so happy how that one turned out for him. It's a short story so I can't give much detail, you will have to read it to find out.

There are all kinds of cool things going on in this book though. A short recap of all the books in the series as well as a list of Sookieverse novellas. There is trivia, recipes sent in by readers, FAQ section, and character information. I loved reading all the little tidbits about Sookie's world. If you are in love with the Sookieverse you definitely need to have this book.


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